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FEATURE: Gogolook app breaking into the Saudi market

GENDER ISSUES:A suprising breakthrough has been made by a Taiwanese startup company in Saudi Arabia through the usage of their new app, unusually, by women

By Ann Chen  /  CNA Staff writer

Its recent partnership with the Kuwait-based Future Communication Co, an authorized national distributor for Nokia, is more than likely to give Gogolook a leg up on Microsoft’s latest mobile operating system.

To those who might question the young entrepreneurs’ decision to quit stable high-paying jobs in favor of a startup, Chiu says it is a matter of a changing national landscape.

“Increasingly, people in Taiwan are seeing startups not as a second choice, but rather a first option,” he said. “Apps are here to create a better world for people.”

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